Jim Abromaitis began his tenure as the Director of Athletics at Albertus Magnus College on July 22, 2013.
Most recently, Abromaitis served as executive director of the Capital City Economic Development Authority in Hartford, with oversight of the Connecticut Convention Center, where he led efforts to attract sporting events to the facility. He was a member and elected chair of the State of Connecticut Sports Advisory Board; commissioner of the State of Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development for a decade; and a trustee of the University of Connecticut.
Earlier in his career, he spent several years in the banking industry.
Abromaitis, after a successful basketball career at UConn (1975-80) and being drafted by the New Jersey Nets, went on to play professionally overseas for six years. At UConn, he scored 1,084 points as he was one of only 47 players in UConn history to reach that 1,000-point milestone. He pulled down 732 rebounds and handed out 199 assists in his career. In 112 games, he averaged 9.7 points and 6.5 rebounds, while shooting 50.9% from the floor.
He earned a B.A. in urban studies and an M.A. in education, both from UConn.
Until recently he served as a member of the Holy Cross High School Board of Directors in Waterbury. Abromaitis resides in Unionville with his wife, Debra. They have two sons.